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Re: issues dump ?

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 15:55:15 +0200

On 10.05.2013 15:40, Mark Phippard wrote:
> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 9:20 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 9:07 AM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>>> On 05/09/2013 07:04 PM, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>>>> Can we get a periodic data dump of subversion.tigris.org/issues/ onto
>>>> ASF hardware?
>>>>
>>>> Not because we need to migrate from tigris, but because we need to have
>>>> our own backup of our data. (Yes, there is the issues@ history, but,
>>>> besides it is not designed for machine parsing, and excludes attachments.)
>>>>
>>>> I haven't found a way to export the data via the UI. I'm not sure
>>>> whether there is no way, or whether my tigris account lacks the "may
>>>> export project config and history" bit.
>>> As far as I know, there is no export option available via the UI.
>>>
>>> Moving our tracking off of Tigris and onto ASF hardware has been a
>>> longstanding (albeit non-blocking) TODO item since we first began courting
>>> the ASF. I think that if we can all agree on a viable ASF-hosted
>>> alternative tracker (Bloodhound, bugzilla, or whatever), we should act soon
>>> to complete this migration and put this issue (no pun intended) to rest.
>> Getting the data is someone that anyone can do fairly easily. I think
>> it can even be done anonymously. We created an Eclipse plugin years
>> ago that created a Eclipse UI for working with the issue tracker and
>> it uses these mechanisms.
>>
>> I will dig into the code and send an example later today. I know the
>> format is XML and I am pretty sure there is a button in the UI to do
>> this as well. But if not, it is just sending the right GET request.
> OK, here is an easy example. This gets the task data for Issue 4365.
>
> http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/xml.cgi?include_attachments=false&id=4365
>
> You will see the XML contains the information about the attachments,
> so it would be easy to go get them.

That's very nice! I hereby volunteer to get this into Bloodhound ...
eventually. I have a number of other commitments, but I will begin
investigating.

-- Brane

-- 
Branko Čibej
Director of Subversion | WANdisco | www.wandisco.com
Received on 2013-05-10 15:55:54 CEST

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